Workshop Series

Join us for an interactive and informative workshop series geared towards helping students and their families prepare to reach goals of educational excellence and career achievement. Sessions are free and open to the public, and attendance at all workshops is not required. Register today and refer a friend

2024 Workshop Series

FAFSA Night (Presented by INvestEd)

March 20, 2024 from 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is the most important step in the financial aid process and determines your student’s eligibility for both State and  Federal financial aid. Most colleges require the FAFSA to determine your need for institutional scholarships and grants as well. The FAFSA application and process is new this year which can be intimidating. During this workshop, you will be able meet with financial aid experts who will assist you with submitting your FAFSA while at CLD!  Please make sure you bring the following information with you:

    • FSA ID
    • 2022 tax information
    • Parent(s) name, date of birth, social security number, and email address
    • All who submit their FAFSA while at CLD will be entered into a raffle to a prize!


Refreshments will be provided!


High School 101

April 24, 2024 from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

This workshop is designed to provide middle school students, rising freshmen, and supportive adults an interactive presentation on how to make their transition to high school smooth and successful. During this workshop you will discuss how high school is different from middle school, what to expect in high school and TOP TIPS on how to be prepared for high school.


21st Century Scholars Program

May 16, 2024 from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

The 21st Century Scholarship is an Indiana scholarship opportunity that “provides students up to four years of undergraduate tuition at any participating public college and university in Indiana.” Students who are residents of Indiana are eligible to apply in 7th and 8th grade are expected to complete their grade level requirements. During this workshop, participants will have the opportunity begin the process of applying for the 21st Century Scholarship while also gaining more information on the requirements and benefits on this scholarship.